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" A Constitution should be short and obscure. "
" Action is coarsened thought; thought becomes concrete, obscure, and unconscious. "
Henri Frederic Amiel
" A lot of the novels that I've really enjoyed in my life, whether it's Tolstoy's 'Cossacks,' or 'Sons and Lovers' or 'Jude the Obscure' or 'David Copperfield' or 'Herzog,' have an autobiographical spine. "
" A 'philosophical dictionary' is not a dictionary of philosophy that you use to look up obscure thinkers or recondite terms. It is a collection of brief and pithy essays on diverse topics, informed by one vision, and usually arranged in alphabetical order. "
" Being horrible in a big film is a quicker nosedive than doing an obscure film and making no money. "
" Be obscure clearly. "
E. B. White
" Contempt for men pervades the most obscure strata of our society. "
" Dave Van Ronk is not an obscure figure. He's the biggest figure on an obscure scene, playing a kind of niche music that we knew and liked. "
" Elections should highlight principled disagreements, but they must not obscure our capacity to cooperate for the common good. "
" Existence is a series of footnotes to a vast, obscure, unfinished masterpiece. "
" Had the followers of Jesus remained an obscure Jewish sect, most of you would not have learned to read, and the rest of you would be reading from hand-copied scrolls. "
" Hardship makes the world obscure. "
" Human affairs are so obscure and various that nothing can be clearly known. "
" I always thought of myself as a very, very obscure artist. "
" I do very few standards. Hardly any. Other people's tunes that I do are usually obscure tunes, for the most part, although I do a couple of Duke Ellington tunes that are well known. "
" I like what's obscure. "
" I mean, most of it is probably more obscure and just more noisy than either of those two bands, but Thurston has stuff all the time that he's involved with that is fairly obscure and experimental. "
" In labouring to be concise, I become obscure. "
" In one case out of a hundred a point is excessively discussed because it is obscure; in the ninety-nine remaining it is obscure because it is excessively discussed. "
Edgar Allan Poe
" I read a lot of obscure books and it is nice to open a book. "
" I still buy CDs and DVDs, but generally for more obscure material. "
" I strive to be brief but I become obscure. "
" It flourished with the Saracens, and suffered in the obscure and fanatical days of the Middle Ages. "
Isaac Mayer Wise
" It is when I struggle to be brief that I become obscure. "
" I try to take normal things - whether it's a serious subject or something as obscure as a piece of toast - and put a very weird twist on them. "
" It seems to me that at this time we need education in the obvious more than investigation of the obscure. "
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
" It's quite an obscure notion for a kid, no? To want to be a curator. But even then, I knew that I would do this. "
" It's useful to think of the imagination as an aspect of the body because it seems to have processes of its own that are obscure to us. "
" I've always liked being relatively obscure. I feel that's where I belong, that's where my work belongs. "
" I went for endless auditions for tiny parts in obscure plays, and never got one job until I was in 'Four Weddings'. "
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